Slashdot Items Tagged "usa"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @05:38PM FAA Eases Drone Restrictions Around Washington, DC
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @03:38PM Carly Is Out
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @12:31PM Putin's Internet Czar Wants To Ban Windows On Government PCs
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @10:45AM NHTSA Gives Green Light To Self-Driving Cars
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @10:19AM Federal Bill Could Override State-Level Encryption Bans
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @08:46AM Hackers Leak List of FBI Employees
Monday February 08, 2016 @08:45AM Hackers Leak DHS Staff Directory, Claim FBI Is Next
Friday February 05, 2016 @09:57AM UK Wants Authority To Serve Warrants In U.S.
Friday February 05, 2016 @01:23AM Free State Project Reaches Goal of 20,000 Signups
Thursday February 04, 2016 @05:01PM Marco Rubio Wants To Permanently Extend NSA Mass Surveillance
Thursday February 04, 2016 @02:41PM All 12 Member Countries Sign Off On the TPP
Thursday February 04, 2016 @10:03AM IRS Computer Problems Shut Down Tax Return E-file System
Thursday February 04, 2016 @09:29AM Congressional Testimony Says NASA Has No Plan For the Journey To Mars
Thursday February 04, 2016 @01:50AM Senators Blast Comcast, Other Cable Firms For "Unfair Billing Practices"
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @04:41PM Former DoE Employee Ensnared By Secret-Selling Sting Pleads Guilty
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @10:56PM Journalist Claims Secret US Flight 'To Capture Snowden' Overflew Scottish Airspace
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @03:45PM Perfect Coin-Toss Record Broke 6 Clinton-Sanders Deadlocks In Iowa
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:09PM The Feds' Freeway Font Flip-Flop
Sunday January 31, 2016 @12:25AM U.S. Forces Viewed Encrypted Israeli Drone Feeds
Saturday January 30, 2016 @05:54PM Air Force Firewall Now Designated a Weapons System
Saturday January 30, 2016 @10:00AM Obama Calls For $4B 'Computer Science For All' Program For K-12 Schools
Friday January 29, 2016 @10:41PM US Gov't Confirms Clinton Emails Contained Top-Secret Information
Thursday January 28, 2016 @12:36PM 12 Years Later, Warrantless Wiretaps Whistleblower Facing Misconduct Charges
Thursday January 28, 2016 @10:26AM Tim Cook: What's Good For the US Dollar Is Bad For Apple
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:05PM NSA Wants To Dump the Phone Records It Gathered Over 14 Years
Monday January 25, 2016 @07:09AM The Clock Is Ticking For the US To Relinquish Control of ICANN
Sunday January 24, 2016 @01:40PM Edward Snowden Is Tired of Being Bombarded By Suitors
Sunday January 24, 2016 @08:52AM Privacy Ombudsman Could Handle EU Complaints About US Surveillance
Saturday January 23, 2016 @09:02AM Psychic Dogs and Enlisted Men: the Military's Research Into ESP
Friday January 22, 2016 @11:03PM FBI "Took Over World's Biggest Child Porn Website"
Thursday January 21, 2016 @05:38PM California Bill Would Require Phone Crypto Backdoors
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @12:12PM The Heavily Redacted World of the FBI's Tracking Technology Unit
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @11:33AM Trump Says He'd Make Apple Build Computers In the US
Friday January 15, 2016 @08:30PM The FBI Feared Communist Infiltration of EPCOT
Friday January 15, 2016 @06:43PM Hackers and Heroes: A Tale of Tech Communities In Two Countries
Thursday January 14, 2016 @04:42PM Kentucky Bill Proposes Ban On Some Social Media Comments
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @10:02PM Coalition letter to Congress opposing TSA's new mandatory-AIT rule
Sunday January 10, 2016 @09:13PM K-12 CS Efforts Earn Microsoft CEO Ringside Seat For State of the Union Address
Saturday January 09, 2016 @10:09PM Why Do Americans Work So Much?
Saturday January 09, 2016 @02:35PM Tokyo Rose 2.0: White House Asks Silicon Valley For Terrorism Help
Saturday January 09, 2016 @12:33AM Domestic Terrorists Could Use OSINT To Pinpoint US Substations For a Blackout
Friday January 08, 2016 @10:03PM Hellfire Missile Mistakenly Shipped To Cuba
Friday January 08, 2016 @01:58PM The US Gov't Could Become the Biggest Customer for Smart Guns
Wednesday December 30, 2015 @01:58PM 1st Cir. injunction re TSA's new mandatory AIT search rule fully briefed
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @11:16AM Drone Ban Extends 30 Miles Around DC, Per FAA
Sunday December 27, 2015 @11:52PM Bruce Schneier: IoT + DMCA = More Monopolies, Limits On Consumer Choice
Saturday December 26, 2015 @06:43PM Dissecting a $231 Million High-Tech Boondoggle
Saturday December 26, 2015 @05:22PM Justice Department Shuts Down Huge Asset Forfeiture Program
Saturday December 26, 2015 @09:47AM Vice: Internet Freedom Is Actively Dissolving In America
Thursday December 24, 2015 @04:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @12:47PM NASA Has Suspended Its Next Mission To Mars
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @12:19PM DHS's Ongoing Drone Boondoggle
Friday December 18, 2015 @11:40PM White House Expected To Announce Big Computer Science Push
Saturday December 12, 2015 @10:38PM FBI: Just Don't Call Them Backdoors
Saturday December 12, 2015 @09:26AM Anonymous Goes After Donald Trump
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @10:42AM Theremin's Bug Let Soviets Spy On USA For More Than 7 Years
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @08:26AM Largest Destroyer Built For Navy Headed To Sea For Testing
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @08:03AM Donald Trump: America Should Consider "Closing the Internet Up In Some Way"
Thursday December 03, 2015 @02:49AM Museum of Political Corruption Planned For New York
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @12:41PM DHS Offering Free Vulnerability Scans, Penetration Tests
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @08:59AM Revealed: What Info the FBI Can Collect With a National Security Letter
Saturday November 28, 2015 @11:13AM Air Force Hires Civilian Drone Pilots For Combat Patrols
Monday November 23, 2015 @10:50AM Nearly 35,000 Comment On New Federal STEM OPT Extension Rule
Saturday November 21, 2015 @07:48AM Ex-CIA Director Says Snowden Should Be 'Hanged' For Paris Attacks
Friday November 20, 2015 @06:57PM Donald Trump Obliquely Backs a Federal Database To Track Muslims
Thursday November 19, 2015 @12:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @02:27PM Facebook Can Block Content Without Explanation, Says US Court
Monday November 16, 2015 @02:41AM Democrat Drops MN State House Run After Tweeting 'ISIS Isn't Necessarily Evil'
Sunday November 15, 2015 @02:10PM Spaghetti Strainer Helmet Driver's License Photo Approved On Religious Grounds
Saturday November 14, 2015 @02:05PM Ask Slashdot: Undervalued, Livable American Tech Towns?
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:57PM Ask Slashdot: How To Determine If One Is On a Watchlist?
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:26AM Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:45AM Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @01:46PM 2016 Presidential Candidate Security Investigation
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:27PM Federal Prison System Wants Anti-Drone Technology
Monday November 02, 2015 @06:08AM Feds Have a Plan For Catastrophic Solar Flares
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:58AM US Law Can't Keep Up With Technology -- and Why That's a Good Thing
Sunday November 01, 2015 @11:00AM Real-World Roadblocks To Implementing CISA
Sunday November 01, 2015 @09:08AM EU Parliament: Citizens' Rights Still Endangered By Mass Surveillance
Saturday October 31, 2015 @09:41AM US Tech Giants Increasingly Partner With Military-Connected Chinese Companies
Thursday October 29, 2015 @04:23PM Chinese Hackers Targeted Insurer To Learn About US Healthcare
Thursday October 29, 2015 @02:24PM Non-Binding Resolution: EU States Should Protect Snowden
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:34AM Pentagon Picks Northrop Grumman For Next Gen Bomber
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @03:22PM Are Car Dealers a Business Worth Keeping?
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:57AM Is Buying Cuban Software Legal In the US? The Answer is Hazy
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:56AM How Nukes Were Almost Launched From Okinawa During Cuban Missile Crisis
Sunday October 25, 2015 @09:19AM The Army Bug Bounty Program: a Critical Need In Defense
Friday October 23, 2015 @04:40PM Affordable Care Act Exchanges Fail To Detect Counterfeit Documentation
Thursday October 22, 2015 @04:58PM Sen. Ron Wyden Explains the Fight Ahead Over CISA
Thursday October 22, 2015 @01:41PM Makers Compete To Produce US Army's Next Official Handgun
Thursday October 22, 2015 @12:23PM FCC Passes Landmark Reform of 'Egregious' Prison Phone Charges
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:10AM Irish Data Protection Commissioner Ordered To Investigate Facebook Data
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:13PM Space-Time: Scott Kelly Breaks Time-Aloft Record For US Astronauts
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:45AM NBC News Reports US Will Require Registration For Consumer Drones
Friday October 16, 2015 @06:19PM House of Representatives Proposal Aims To Regulate Car Privacy
Monday October 12, 2015 @10:24AM Electoral System That Lessig Hopes To Reform Is Keeping Him Out of the Debate
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @07:17AM EU Court of Justice Declares US-EU Data Transfer Pact Invalid
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:30PM 4 Calif. Students Arrested For Alleged Mass-Killing Plot
Saturday October 03, 2015 @09:47AM US Bombs Hit Doctors Without Borders Hospital
Saturday October 03, 2015 @08:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Friday October 02, 2015 @12:43AM China Beats US In Early Cuban Internet Infrastructure Investment
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @02:05PM FBI and DEA Under Review For Misuse of NSA Mass Surveillance Data
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Saturday September 26, 2015 @03:14PM Don't Worry, That Blimp Isn't Watching You Much
Thursday September 24, 2015 @03:53PM US Rank Drops To 55th In 4G LTE Speeds
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @09:35AM NYU Study: America's Voting Machines Are Rapidly Aging Out
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @07:50AM How To Find Out If GCHQ and the NSA Spied On You, and How To Complain
Thursday September 10, 2015 @02:50PM John McAfee On Why He's Running For President
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:47AM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @07:34AM Larry Lessig Reaches Funding Goal and Is Running For President
Thursday September 03, 2015 @08:55AM Police Body Camera Business All About the Video Evidence Storage
Monday August 31, 2015 @12:11AM "McKinley" Since 1917, Alaska's Highest Peak Is Redesignated "Denali"
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:17PM Assange Says Harrods Assisting Metro Police in 'Round-the-Clock Vigil'
Sunday August 30, 2015 @08:19PM F-35 To Face Off Against A-10 In CAS Test
Sunday August 30, 2015 @07:31AM Chris Christie Proposes Tracking Immigrants the Way FedEx Tracks Packages
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @12:23PM Kansas Secretary of State Blocks Release of Voting Machine Tapes
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:37AM North Dakota Legalizes "Less Than Lethal" Weapon-Equipped Police Drones
Monday August 24, 2015 @05:16AM Mostly Theater? Taking Aim At White House 'We the People' Petitions
Friday August 21, 2015 @10:25PM Two US Marines Foil Terrorist Attack On Train In France
Friday August 21, 2015 @05:24PM Do You Have a Right To Use Electrical Weapons?
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:46AM Evidence That H-1B Holders Don't Replace US Workers
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:17AM AT&T Helped the NSA Spy On Internet Traffic
Monday August 17, 2015 @08:41AM Georgia Aquarium Battles Federal Government Over Belugas
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:00AM Time Runs Out On Sweden's Sexual Assault Charges Against Julian Assange
Thursday August 06, 2015 @02:24PM NBC Report: Russian Hackers Behind Attack On Pentagon Mail System
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @06:04PM How Boing Boing Handled an FBI Subpoena Over Its Tor Exit Node
Friday July 31, 2015 @06:56AM Interviews: Kim Dotcom Answers Your Questions
Thursday July 30, 2015 @07:08AM Clinton Promises 500 Million New Solar Panels
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @02:19AM US Military Stepping Up Use of Directed Energy Weapons
Friday July 24, 2015 @09:58PM Georgia Lawmakers Sue Carl Malamud For Publishing Georgia Law
Thursday July 23, 2015 @08:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Thursday July 16, 2015 @05:53AM Citizenfour Director Sues To Find Out Why She Was Detained Every Time She Flew
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @11:55AM Iran Has Signed a Nuclear Accord
Sunday July 12, 2015 @02:13PM Barney Frank Defends Political Hypocrisy, Game Theory Explains It
Sunday July 12, 2015 @09:49AM Making FOIA-Requested Data Public: Too Much Transparency For Journalists?
Saturday July 11, 2015 @05:55PM Is the Amazon-Led Economic Boom Wrecking Seattle?
Friday July 10, 2015 @06:26AM More Than 22 Million People's Data Compromised By OPM Hack
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:44AM Crypto Experts Blast Gov't Backdoors For Encryption
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @09:12AM Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line
Friday July 03, 2015 @09:40PM Wired Cautions Would-Be Drone Photogs on the 4th
Friday July 03, 2015 @09:21PM In Response to Open Letter, France Rejects Asylum For Julian Assange
Friday July 03, 2015 @05:17PM FBI Wants Pirate Bay Logs For Criminal Investigation Into Copyright Trolls
Thursday July 02, 2015 @09:37AM North America Runs Out of IPv4 Addresses
Friday June 26, 2015 @11:07AM Supreme Court Ruling Supports Same-Sex Marriage
Friday June 26, 2015 @07:41AM France Could Offer Asylum To Assange, Snowden
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @07:30AM The US Navy's Warfare Systems Command Just Paid Millions To Stay On Windows XP
Friday June 19, 2015 @05:52PM Schneier: China and Russia Almost Definitely Have the Snowden Docs
Saturday June 13, 2015 @11:41PM Report: Russia and China Crack Encrypted Snowden Files
Saturday June 13, 2015 @02:47PM 75% of Russia's Satellite Electronics Come From US
Saturday June 13, 2015 @02:05PM Germany Abandons Investigation Into NSA Spying on Chancellor Merkel
Friday June 12, 2015 @05:10PM SF86 Data Captured In OPM Hack
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @07:35AM US Tech Companies Expected To Lose More Than $35 Billion Over NSA Spying
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:39AM US Prosecutors Say Clearing Browser Data Can Be Obstruction of Justice
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:37AM Bell Media President Says Canadians Are 'Stealing' US Netflix Content
Sunday May 31, 2015 @07:20PM Patriot Act Spy Powers To Expire As Rand Paul Blocks USA Freedom Act Vote
Saturday May 30, 2015 @01:08PM The Patriot Act May Be Dead For Good
Thursday May 28, 2015 @12:49PM Neil DeGrasse Tyson Urges America To Challenge China To a Space Race
Thursday May 28, 2015 @08:03AM US Justice Department Urges Supreme Court Not To Take Up Google v. Oracle
Thursday May 28, 2015 @07:57AM IRS: Personal Info of 100,000 Taxpayers Accessed Illegally
Saturday May 23, 2015 @06:45AM NSA-Reform Bill Fails In US Senate
Friday May 22, 2015 @06:06PM WSJ Crowdsources Investigation of Hillary Clinton Emails
Thursday May 21, 2015 @09:11AM US Proposes Tighter Export Rules For Computer Security Tools
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:54AM Feds Order Amtrak To Turn On System That Would've Prevented Crash
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @08:33AM Battle To Regulate Ridesharing Moves Through States
Friday May 15, 2015 @06:02PM Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Gets Death Penalty In Boston Marathon Bombing
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @07:09PM House Votes To End Spy Agencies' Bulk Collection of Phone Data
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @11:23AM MuckRock FOIA Request Releases Christopher Hitchens' FBI Files
Sunday May 10, 2015 @01:29PM Examining Costs and Prices For California's High-Speed Rail Project
Friday May 08, 2015 @06:53PM Senators Demand CIA Director Admit He Lied About Spying On Senate Computers
Thursday May 07, 2015 @12:46PM Defense Distributed Sues State Department Over 3-D Gun Censorship
Thursday May 07, 2015 @09:37AM US Appeals Court Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Not Authorized By Congress
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:18AM Grooveshark Resurrected Out of US Jurisdiction
Thursday May 07, 2015 @06:33AM What To Say When the Police Tell You To Stop Filming Them
Thursday May 07, 2015 @12:23AM LinkedIn Used To Create Database of 27,000 US Intelligence Personnel
Saturday May 02, 2015 @08:11PM NASA Gets Its Marching Orders: Look Up! Look Out!
Saturday May 02, 2015 @12:43PM Inside the Military-Police Center That Spies On Baltimore's Rioters
Thursday April 30, 2015 @02:11PM US Senate Targets Patent Trolls
Thursday April 30, 2015 @07:20AM Disney Replaces Longtime IT Staff With H-1B Workers
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @12:19PM US Successfully Tests Self-Steering Bullets
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Friday April 24, 2015 @07:20PM Buggy Win 95 Code Almost Wrecked Stuxnet Campaign
Thursday April 23, 2015 @02:57PM Bloomberg Report Suggests Comcast & Time Warner Merger Dead
Thursday April 23, 2015 @12:43PM Drone Killed Hostages From U.S. and Italy, Drawing Obama Apology
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:52AM USGS: Oil and Gas Operations Could Trigger Large Earthquakes
Thursday April 23, 2015 @08:21AM New Privacy Concerns About US Program That Can Track Snail Mail
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @10:35AM Copyright For Sale: What the Sony Docs Say About MPAA Buying Political Influence
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @08:33AM USPS Shortlists 'HorseFly' Octocopter Drone Delivery Service
Monday April 20, 2015 @08:59AM DIA Polygraph Countermeasure Case Files Leaked
Sunday April 19, 2015 @04:24PM Oklahoma Says It Will Now Use Nitrogen Gas As Its Backup Method of Execution
Saturday April 18, 2015 @07:57PM US Military To Recruit Civilian Cybersecurity Experts
Saturday April 18, 2015 @01:33AM Twitter Moves Non-US Accounts To Ireland, and Away From the NSA
Friday April 17, 2015 @03:24PM Gyrocopter Pilot Appears In Court; Judge Bans Him From D.C.
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @07:40AM Bolivia Demands Assange Apologize For Deliberately False Leaks To the US
Friday April 10, 2015 @10:23PM Would-Be Bomber Arrested In Kansas; Planned Suicide Attack on Ft. Riley
Friday April 10, 2015 @06:41PM Massive Lincoln Archive Goes Live On 150th Anniversary of His Assassination
Thursday April 09, 2015 @01:17PM FTC Creates Office Dedicated To "Algorithmic Transparency"
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:12PM Reason: How To Break the Internet (in a Bad Way)